St. Mary’s Faithful Quilters

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    Mary Jochum of Ferdinand, right, laughed as she listened to a story told by Mae Bridge of Holland, left, during the St. Mary's Faithful Quilters group at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg on Wednesday. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday through out the year to make the quilts for their parish picnic and quilt auction, which is held in August. They usually have about 10 quilters, and average about 50 quilts per year. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Adeline Hartwick of Huntingburg worked on a quilt while listening to stories told by members of St. Mary's Faithful Quilters group at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg on Wednesday. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday through out the year to make the quilts for their parish picnic and quilt auction, which is held in August. They usually have about 10 quilters, and average about 50 quilts per year. Hartwick says she continues to participate because it makes her feel good to be a part of a group. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Mary Fleck of Huntingburg, left, showed Mary Jochum, second from left, and Shirley Brinkman, right, both of Ferdinand, a quilt she completed at home during St. Mary's Faithful Quilters group at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg on Wednesday. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday through out the year to make the quilts for their parish picnic and quilt auction, which is held in August. They usually have about 10 quilters, and average about 50 quilts per year. In addition to making quilts at the church many members bring in quilts they have made at home. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Mary Fleck of Huntingburg, left, pulled her thread tight, while working on quilts with Carol LIbbert, second from left, and Annie Blackgrove, right, during St. Mary's Faithful Quilters group at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg on Wednesday. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday through out the year to make the quilts for their parish picnic and quilt auction, which is held in August. They usually have about 10 quilters, and average about 50 quilts per year. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Cyrilla Betz of Huntingburg, listened to a story told by another quilter during St. Mary's Faithful Quilters group at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg on Wednesday. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday through out the year to make the quilts for their parish picnic and quilt auction, which is held in August. They usually have about 10 quilters, and average about 50 quilts per year. Many of the participants continue to gather so they can catch up with each others lives. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    A detail of the marking on a quilt being worked on during St. Mary's Faithful Quilters group at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg on Wednesday. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday through out the year to make the quilts for their parish picnic and quilt auction, which is held in August. They usually have about 10 quilters, and average about 50 quilts per year. Rachel Mummey/The Herald